Employees and St. Louis Blue's Louie load diapers to deliver to the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank

MoBap donates 6,400 packs of diapers to St. Louis Area Diaper Bank

Although the “dirtiest job” in parenthood may be the diaper change, many take for granted the ability to grab a fresh diaper for every change. For 1 in 3 families in the St. Louis area, clean, fresh diapers are not always available.

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Count the Kicks

After experiencing the loss of a stillborn, labor and delivery nurse Miranda Coker champions the Count the Kicks stillbirth prevention campaign.

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Top Care for the Tiniest Patients

When babies are admitted to Missouri Baptist NICU, families benefit from a special collaboration between MoBap and the leading experts in premature and high-risk birth from Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital, one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country.

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Cindy Weishaar, nurse manager of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU), explains the differences between the new Panda Warmer (left) and an older style warmer.

Safe & Warm

This year, the Champions are coming together to purchase four new radiant warmers for our tiniest patients in Labor & Delivery and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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Eat Right for You, and Baby, too!

When you're pregnant, eating right is important for you and your developing baby.

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Newborn Health Screenings for Your Baby

Nearly all babies will have a simple blood test to check for disorders that are not apparent immediately after delivery. Some of these disorders are genetic, metabolic, blood, or hormone-related. Each state in the United States requires screening tests, but the specific tests performed vary among the states. Some disorders are more common in some states, making testing more important.

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Finding a Pediatrician

When choosing a pediatrician, you may want to consider the pediatrician's training and experience, as well as the office location, hours, and routines. We recommend that you meet with your pediatrician prior to your baby’s birth, so you can ask any questions and become more familiar with the practice and staff.

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Newborn Care: The First Six Weeks

Once you arrive home with your baby, it’s normal to feel a little bit overwhelmed. But just because you are no longer surrounded by nurses and hospital services, doesn’t mean that you’re alone. We encourage you to call us when you have questions, and to take advantage of our Mom’s MoBap Morning support group and other infant care services.

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Start Your Birth Story at MoBap

Take advantage of a casual and unrushed opportunity to ask questions in person during a complimentary tour of our Childbirth Center, where you can begin imagining the excitement of your big day.

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Start Your Parenting Journey

From Labor and Delivery through the pediatric years, Missouri Baptist is here to help you on your parenting journey. 

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Quick Tips for Safe Storage of Breast Milk

Pumping and Storing Breast Milk: A breast pump is a great tool for a nursing mother and her baby, especially a mother that is returning to work while breastfeeding.

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Yoga: For a Healthy Pregnancy

An ancient form of meditation, yoga has evolved into a popular form of exercise offering physical and mental benefits that can alleviate health problems, reduce stress, and increase flexibility.

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Peace For A First-Time Mom

As a first time mom, I had a great experience delivering my son at MoBap.

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The Calm in Our Storm

I delivered my baby boy in January and wasn't sure what to expect seeing as he was my first baby.

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